Action Jackson ! He hunted the “Predator”, fought “Rocky” a few times, and was a fallen golf pro in “Happy Gilmore”. Before all this though Carl Weathers had a short lived career in professional football. He began his pro football career playing under John Madden for the Oakland Raiders for one season and there after played three years in the Canadian Football League with the BC Lions before making the transition to a full time actor.
Before he was “Triple OG Damon” in “Next Friday” and “Cheeseburger Eddie” in the remake of the “Longest Yard” playing jail football, Terry Crews (#90) actually had a career playing in the National Football League as a linebacker/defensive end. The “Everybody Loves Chris” star had brief stints with the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles.